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Sao Miguel - Acores | Vila Franca Do Campo, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680, Portugal
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Sao Miguel - Acores | Vila Franca Do Campo, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Words and pictures cannot truly describe this place. Do not miss this stop! When we pulled up, it was truly jaw dropping!

1  Thank Barills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a foggy day so for us the view was not why we climbed the stairs. It is a beautiful chapel and the grounds offer a thoughtful place to pray or reflect. Worth the visit.

Thank Annamarie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to find, even tho on the tip top of a hill. Highway won't get you there, go thru downtown to find a small road under the highway at Vila. Beautiful church, can park right at the base. Hydrangeas are lovely! Worth a visit!

Thank SarahAndTerry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cute little chapel is a must-see when visiting Vila Franca. It has a great lookout and an even more amazing story.

Thank DaydriaG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not easy to reach this little chapel (Ermida, in Portuguese), but the efforts are fully rewarded by the amazing view over Vila Franca do Campo locality and Little Island of Vila Franca do Campo. It is necessary to drive through narrow mountain streets...More

Thank Nuno L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my roundtrip to 5 of the Azores islands there was 2 things I noticed mostly, first there was a lot of cows and second churches. So it was in Sao Miguel as well and when I had rented a house in Vila Do Campo...More

Thank bapmail
Reviewed 9 August 2017

You can drive or walk here, there is free parking at the bottom of the steps. Beware that on google maps it indicates that if heading from Ponta Delgada you need to go back on yourself at the roundabout and then take a right turn....More

Thank cmchilds
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The walk up to the church will be rewarded with breathtaking view of the Vila Franca do Campo below. It is so beautiful.

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

After a few attempts we found this off the beaten track. Drive up from the town as it's a steep walk otherwise. Beautiful little church worth a visit if in the area.

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Totally breathtaking to be up there to see the view. The church is beautiful and well taken care of. I love the story of the saint from that church. Looks like the steps are steep but you will not have a problem climbing them. Be...More

Thank Nelia M
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